# median

1. ### help me witch R and median

I am currently working on the data from my research. Before I can run the analysis I need to find the median for a specific variable per participant. My data set consists of all the trials per participant and per trial there is data of that specific variable. How can I calculate the median for...
2. ### Median in R

I am currently working on the data from my research. Before I can run the analysis I need to find the median for a specific variable per participant. My data set consists of all the trials per participant and per trial there is data of that specific variable. How can I calculate the median for...
3. ### Median in R per participant for a specific variable

I am currently working on the data from my research. Before I can run the analysis I need to find the median for a specific variable per participant. My data set consists of all the trials per participant and per trial there is data of that specific variable. How can I calculate the median for...
4. ### find central tendency

The following table presents frequency distribution of teachers of 1 year: Rank Frequency Professor 32511 Assoc Professor 28570 Asst Professor 59277 Instructor 14289 Others 3276 1)find mean, median and mode. 2)which is...
5. ### Wilcox test with median 0

Hello, I am trying to run an analysis on differences in female and male aggressive behaviours in an animal species. My data is non-normally distributed and it's both numeric and categorical, so I assumed the Wilcox test will be sufficient. However, all medians come back as 0 and my box and...

7. ### Which one to choose? Mean or Median

I have the past two months vehicle arrival time data for a particular vehicle. To find the consistency of arrival time which one should I go for? Mean or Median? Thanks Prashanth.
8. ### Merits and Demerits

What is the merits and demerits of mean median and mode? I have already found a link discussing the topic I want to that is helpful or not.
9. ### How to find a median of medians? No raw data

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10. ### Mean or median for central tendency

Classify each of the narratives below based on whether the mean or median provides a better description of the center of its distribution: 1. Age of professional basketball players 2. Household income in the united states 3. Height of professional basketball players 4. Hours at work in the...
11. ### significance test begin of puberty

Hello, I am running a metaanalysis about the age of girls and boys at the beginning of puberty (Tanner-stages) and it would be great if someone could help me out with two questions about significance tests for mean/median value differences. question 1: In SPSS I have the data of the...
12. ### Mann Whitney U: can mean ranks be used along with medians in similarly shaped distrib

Dear TalkStatsers, I would be deeply grateful if you could help me with a simple question I have!!! From what I have read about Mann Whitney U, it is crucial for the reporting of the results to know whether your two distributions (i.e., the distribution of scores for both groups of the...
13. ### Non-Parametric Analyses. Report medians and 95% CI in graphs?

Okay so, I'm currently writing my thesis, and I have to do non-parametric tests. I know that I have to report the medians in text. However, I'm doing graphs. Just wanted to ask whether anyone knows if I report the 95% CI and the medians in the graphs? When i do this it looks super weird and...
14. ### Using Median and Standard Deviation in syntax

Hi, I'm quite new to SPSS and am looking to code my data records by whether or not they are within 1 standard deviation of the median for that variable. So far I have been doing this for each variable: DO IF (HumanIL21Normalised GE -1.6336 AND HumanIL21Normalised LE 0.3664). COMPUTE...
15. ### Testing if Rank Data varies significantly from 0

Hi, I've done a survey with an 11 point Likert scale (-5 to +5, with 0).There are 30 questions total in the survey, with ~800 responses. I have graphed the median response for each survey question, but I am looking for a way to test which questions are 'significantly' different from 0 (a...
16. ### egen median(varlist)

I am trying to generate a variable of the median of 5 ordinal rank variable. 1 =disagree to 5=agree. I try to use egen varsmedian= median(var1 var2 var3 var4 var5) but it didnt work. Any thoughts? Thank you in advance MArvin
17. ### Logisti regression, mean or median of independent variable.

Greetings great minded statisticians! I have an issue categorizing my continuous variable. I have put a continuous variable with a negative skew, into three categories. I am using logistic regression and I want to see if my three variables of omega-3 fatty acids will reduce the risk of being...